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14 Apr

Top Gun flies into East Yorkshire

Rounds 8 and 9 of Top Gun were held in East Yorkshire, the first time the competition has visited Humberside. The morning heat took place at the Thomas Ferens Academy in Hull followed by a trip to Pocklington School for round 9 in the afternoon.

Attendances were down due to the unfortunate clash with Hull City’s FA cup semi-final at Wembley. Nevertheless, the day produced 3 new entries for the East Yorkshire group, headed by Hull Zingari quick Matty Scar who grunted his way up to 76mph which is the 3rd fastest speed in the competition so far. He was joined in third place by club colleague Matt Wilkinson. A special mention goes to current second place William Ineson who, aged 14 clocked an impressive 69mph – a name to look out for in future Top Gun competitions.

Due to the date conflict with the football, a further heat for East Yorkshire will take place with more details to follow soon posted on social media and the website. Leader boards found below.

East Yorkshire
1. Matty Scarr (Hull Zingari CC) – 76mph
2. William Ineson (Patrington CC) – 69mph
3. Matt Wilkinson (Hull Zingari CC) – 65mph

North Yorkshire
1. Umer Yaqoob (Follifoot CC) – 77mph
2. Dan Harris (Bishop Thorton CC) – 75mph
3. Chris Grey (Scarborough CC) – 74mph
4. Mark Fisher (Sheriff Hutton Bridge CC) – 74mph

West Yorkshire
1. Wasim Qasim (Elland CC) – 78mph
2. Andrew Cadd (Delph & Dobcross CC) – 78mph
3. Elliot Richardson (Woodlands CC) – 77mph
4. Syed Badar Shah (Paddock CC) – 74mph

South Yorkshire
Michael Jepps Kexborough CC 73mph
Anthony Scully Kexborough CC 67mph
Nasar Ali Barnby Dun CC 62mph
Umar Ali Barnby Dun CC 60mph

Next Sunday (13th April) Top Gun visits East Yorkshire. Thomas Ferens Academy, Hull at 10am then onto Pocklington School starting at 1:30pm. Both heats will last for 2 hours. To register for Top Gun, click on the link below:

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RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • Participants must complete an application form to register and pay – £2 for 18+ and £1 for under 18
  • Participants can register for multiple heat locations
  • Participants must represent a Yorkshire based club
  • Participants will be responsible for their own warm up
  • Participants can bowl will use the spare net/s for warm up deliveries
  • Each competitor will bowl 3 ‘clocked’ deliveries in sequence
  • The fastest of the 3 deliveries will be used for the result
  • In the event of a tie, the competitor’s second fastest delivery will decide the winner
  • Front foot and full toss (above stump height) no-balls will not count as a legitimate delivery, however will be counted as one of the 3 deliveries
  • Minimum qualifying speed – 65mph
  • The fastest 4 bowlers from each region will be invited to take part in the regional finals on Headingley Cricket Ground during a YCCC T20 match
  • The decision of the organisers will be final

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